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Daily News Clips - August 23, 2017

Summary

A man was arrested after allegedly trying to run over a female victim in D.C., according to authorities. D.C. Police arrested Anthony Castanho, 28, of Frederick on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. • The Secret Service has given the all clear after an unattended package was found near the White House on Tuesday. The Secret Service said it was responding to the area near the North Fence along with DC police after the package was discovered.

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Crime Updates

WJLA: Man arrested for allegedly trying to run over female victim in DC, police say “A man was arrested after allegedly trying to run over a female victim in D.C., according to authorities. D.C. Police arrested Anthony Castanho, 28, of Frederick on charges of Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. Police accuse Castanho of “accelerating his vehicle” towards the female and trying to hit her with it in the 1200 block of Connecticut Avenue NE at around 1:04 a.m.”

Fox5DC: Secret Service clears unattended package near White House “The Secret Service has given the all clear after an unattended package was found near the White House on Tuesday. The Secret Service said it was responding to the area near the North Fence along with DC police after the package was discovered.”

WUSA: MISSING: 15-year-old girl from SE DC “DC Police need your help finding 15-year-old Lacroixya Andrea Floyd. She was last seen on August 15, on the 3600 block of Ely Place SE, wearing blue jeans and a white shirt. She was reported missing on August 19.”

Public Safety Updates

NBC Washington: Trump Approves Washington DC-Area Transit Safety Commission “A transit safety commission for the Washington, D.C.-area has been approved by President Donald Trump. Trump signed a resolution Tuesday allowing Maryland, Virginia and D.C. to create the Metro Safety Commission as federal authorities have temporarily handled safety oversight and withheld funding from local transit agencies.”

Mayor and City Council

NBC Washington: Former Inmate Turning Life Around With Help From DC “Salmon, a D.C. native and the single father of a 6-year-old girl, is adapting to life outside prison after serving five years for getting caught with marijuana and a gun. He’s one of a growing number of D.C. residents who are benefiting from services of the Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs.”

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Posted August 23 2017 at 10:29 AM by DC Police Union News | Permanent Link

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